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Parents guide and Volunteer Background Check Form

Please use the above link to access both parent guide and volunteer background check form. Thank You.

General Information Inquiries

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2023 Fall Registration is Closed

The Registration for Fall Ball is closed. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email with the following information:

  1. Players Name,
  2. Age on August 31, 2023,
  3. School and
  4. Grade Level 

For more information on Fall Ball Rules, Ages, Policies and Documents visit



  • We play games only on Saturdays and Sundays. In 2023, the season runs September 9 through October 15 with practices starting the week of August 28.
  • Generally two practices a week until games start, one during the week and the other on the weekend.
  • Once games start, practices are once a week, during early evening as daylight permits.
  • Fall fields are McCollum, Randall, and Gilbert Parks, and El Sierra, Hillcrest, Kingsley and Indian Trail Schools
  • Registration closes August 18, and coaches will contact you through email with team, practice and game information by August 25.


  • Registration for Fall Ball 2023 is to be completed on-line via our secure website hosted by SportsEngine, by August 18, 2023.
  • Please complete each section of the form.
  • To support our mission, each player and parent/guardian must review and agree to the established Code of Conduct and Waiver provided in this registration form.
  • In order to receive updates from your coach, league and event information, please check 'yes' in the box in the parent/guardian profile section. DGYB is respectful of your privacy and will not use your contact information to solicit information.
  • DGYB is a 100% volunteer organization and relies on the dedication of our families. Please consider selecting Volunteer opportunities of your interest. Our players would not have a program without the efforts of all of our members.  We are extremely grateful for your support to DGYB.
  • Visa, MasterCard, or Discover payments are accepted. Online payments only. Please no OFFLINE orders. Thank you.

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DGYB Board of Directors

Bat Rules for ages 9 - 12, (A, AA, AAA)

All new bats that bear the USABaseball licensing mark are permissible for play in the DGYB Youth Leagues (A, AA, AAA). Barrels may have a diameter of 2 1/4 inches to 2 5/8 inches.

Bats that were previously allowable in DGYB Youth Leagues with diameters limited to 2 1/4 inches will still be permissible in 2022.

Bat rules for Babe Ruth (Ages 13-16) allow bats marked with the USABaseball mark or "BBCOR .50" mark, limited to 2 5/8 barrel diameter.

Prep13 Fall Ball will follow CSYBA rules for more information see

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Age Group Rules
Ages 6-7 Please see note above
Ages 8-9 AA
Ages 10-11 AAA
Ages 12-13 Prep 13

2023 Fall Ball Ages and Fees

From To DGYB Age In District Out of District
September 1, 2016 August 31, 2017 6 $90 $130
September 1, 2015 August 31, 2016 7 $90 $130
September 1, 2014 August 31, 2015 8 $100 $140
September 1, 2013 August 31, 2014 9 $100 $140
September 1, 2012 August 31, 2013 10 $100 $140
September 1, 2011 August 31, 2012 11 $100 $140
September 1, 2010 August 31, 2011 12 $120 $160
September 1, 2009 August 31, 2010 13 $120 $160

DGYB Board of Directors General Membership Meeting Report

The DGYB Board of Directors held the 2023 General Membership Meeting and Election of Officers Thursday April 27th at The Perfect Swing 8251 S Lemont Rd in Darien. Two identical meetings were held back to back starting at 6:30PM and 7:30PM. Each session included; Prepared remarks from outgoing Chairman Jim Tremmel, financial recap from Treasurer Jim Sharwarko, questions from the audience, election of officers ( supervised by Director Rob Rooney) each to a 24 month term. Chairman & Secretary. Then prepared remarks from the incoming Chairman.  36 members attended and cast ballots. Justin Miller for Chairman of the Board of Directors and Bob Riegler for Secretary.  Both candidates received 36 yes votes and will serve 24 month terms as members of the Executive Committee.  This election was the first for Miller and 12th for Riegler. Many Thanks to all of the members that attended this annual event.

DGYB Board of Directors

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Many Thanks to our 2022 community partners and team sponsors.

We must cut off 2023 season sponsor shirt printing effective 3/25. If you sign up for a sponsorship after that date, we will be sure to add you to our website and social media list and efforts to promote your organization or business.

Please use the link below and help DGYB continue to improve youth baseball in your community. We are holding our participation fee's steady for 2023 in an effort to keep baseball affordable for everyone in our community. Support our partners visit the partners directory. Become a DGYB community partner sponsor one or more teams today.

Thank You- the DGYB Board of Directors

DGYB Board of Directors fills vacant Vice-Chairman position.

The September regular meeting of the DGYB Board of Directors included a motion to fill a vacant position on the Executive Committee. Justin Miller has served as the Developmental League president for several years. Prior to Sunday's meeting Justin resigned his league position clearing the way for his move into the long vacant role of Vice-Chairman and member of the Executive Committee.  The board welcomes Justin  into his new role helping to guide the 70 year old youth sports organization in these challenging times.  Justin and the board will finalize a search effort to fill the leadership role for the Developmental league.

DGYB Board of Directors General Membership Meeting and Election

The DGYB Board of Directors held the annual General Membership meeting with election of officers on Wednesday April 20th and Thursday April 21st. 7PM at the Perfect Swing 8251 Lemont Rd. Darien.  Nearly forty active members were on hand over the two evenings to vote for officers. Treasurer and Vice-Chairman were scheduled for election.  Director and Nominating Committee member Jay Mears officiated the election. With no candidate for Vice-Chairman approved candidate and returning Treasurer Jim Sharwarko was unanimously approved for another 24 month term on the Executive Committee.  Chairman Jim Tremmell delivered state of the program remarks while Director Sharwarko delivered a financial report that shows the organization is financially sound. A few questions from those in attendance were addressed by the Chairman and various directors. Many Thanks to those that attended this successful event.

Players who reside outside DG Park District boundaries are charged an additional $40 Park District Fee

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